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Today's News

  • EMS unit honored

     

    Campbellsville/Taylor County EMS personnel have received a Meritorious Unit Commendation from the Campbellsville Police Department in recognition of their exemplary service.

    According to the commendation, EMS Director Gary Magers, Deputy Director Mike Curnutte, Lt. Rhonda Patton-Garrett, paramedics Candice Staton, Ashley Wilcher and Rose Farley-Simpson and EMT Brandon Harvey went above the call of duty on Thursday, July 17, after responding to the scene of a crime against an elderly Campbellsville resident.

  • State treasurer visits TRH to hear health care concerns

     

    State Treasurer Adam Edelen is on a mission.

    He wants to know the problems with rural health care today, and last Tuesday, he came to Taylor Regional Hospital to meet with officials to talk about just that.

    In a public forum, Edelen heard from TRH CEO Jane Wheatley and CEOs of hospitals in Russell, Green and Casey counties. Edelen said the forum, which was attended by about 40 people, was the ninth of 10 he will host across the state.

  • Ferrie joins Salon 121

     

    Tonya Ferrie recently joined Salon 121.

    Ferrie is a master stylist with experience in men's and women's cuts, highlights, lowlights and multidimensional color.

    She also offers waxing and nail care services, including pedicures.

    To make an appointment with Ferrie, call (270) 469-9665.

  • Man charged with sex crimes

     

    A Campbellsville man has been arrested and charged with having sex with a juvenile.

    Dustin L. Janes, 31, of Ethan Lane, was arrested last Monday at 5:20 p.m.

    According to court records, Janes allegedly admitted to Kentucky State Police troopers that he had sex with an underage juvenile three times. He also allegedly said he had oral sex with the juvenile once.

    Janes was charged with second-degree sodomy and three counts of second-degree rape.

  • Sex offender charged with violating registration terms

     

    A Campbellsville man has been arrested and charged with violating the terms of his sex offender registration.

    Roy Mace, 31, was arrested last Monday at about 5:30 p.m.

    According to Mace's arrest citation, Campbellsville Police Officer Bart Gilpin responded to the report of a man at City Hall causing a disturbance.

    Records state that Mace told Gilpin that he is homeless and not in compliance with the terms of his sex offender registration.

  • Warren, Canada to wed

     

    Chrissy Warren and Shawn Canada of Campbellsville announce their engagement.

    Warren is the daughter of Tony Bright and Pamela Bright of Campbellsville. She is the granddaughter of Marjorie Hunt of Campbellsville.

    Warren is a 2013 graduate of Campbellsville University with a Bachelor of Science degree in education.

    She is employed at Wurth Oral, Facial & Cosmetic Surgery PLC in Campbellsville.

    Canada is the son of Glen and Carole Canada of Campbellsville.

  • Resident inducted into Hall of Fame

     

    Campbellsville resident Melvin Doug Martin was recently inducted into the National Association of Conservation Districts Southeast Region Hall of Fame.

    The award was presented at the NACD Southeast Region annual meeting in Louisville last month.

    Presenting the award were Earl Garber of Louisiana, NACD president, and Dan Ellison of Mayfield, Kentucky Association of Conservation Districts president.

  • Consumer Cues: Make your own salsa

     

    Tomatoes are now in season, and soon you might have more on your hands than you know what to do with. A great way to use excess tomatoes, peppers, onions and other ingredients is by making salsa you can enjoy fresh now, or preserve for use throughout the year.

    To safely can salsa at home, you have to use proper food preservation techniques. If preserved incorrectly, the salsa could not only taste bad but also result in botulism, a deadly food-borne illness caused by toxins produced by bacteria in the canned food.

  • CHS Class of 1964 hosts reunion

     

    Campbellsville High School Class of 1964 recently celebrated its 50th class reunion.

    Class members gathered to watch the annual Campbellsville/Taylor County Fourth of July parade, browse the Main Street activities and several visited the car show on Campbellsville University campus.

    All 22 class members attended a dinner at Campbellsville University's Winters Dining Hall, which included a program with highlights from each member's life and special remembrance of the 17 class members who have died.

  • Lodge hosts dinner for widows, members

     

    Pitman Masonic Lodge recently hosted its annual recognition dinner for widows and members.

    Widows in attendance were Betty Williams, Frances Sprowles, Wyona Mitchell, Mary Louise Carter and Lavonne Kerr.